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By Dean Koh 10:16 pm August 07, 2019
Known as the ‘Father of FHIR’ and an experienced healthcare interoperability consultant, Grahame Grieve is FHIR Product Director at HL7 International.

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By Dean Koh 10:49 pm August 06, 2019
SNUH serves more than 8,000 cancer patients per year across 16 cancer specialty centres, 10 multidisciplinary cancer treatment centres, and a cancer clinical trials centre.

Above photo: Secretary of Health Francisco Duque III of the Philippines (left) and Malaysian Health Minister YB Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly bin Ahmad (right) during the MoU signing in Malaysia. Credit: YB Datuk Seri Dr. Dzulkefly bin Ahmad's Facebook page.

By Dean Koh 07:16 pm August 03, 2019
Representatives from the health departments of Malaysia and the Philippines recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate further on the advancement of the health sector in the two countries.
By Rebecca McBeth 01:51 pm July 30, 2019
Counties Manukau Health/District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand has gone live with electronic medication management in its emergency department, aged care facilities and medical wards.
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According to the CBSi B2B Cybersecurity Study, Asia Pacific 2018, one of the biggest challenges faced by an organisation’s cybersecurity framework is aligning cybersecurity with business priorities.

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By Dean Koh 01:32 am July 24, 2019
Swinburne University’s National eTherapy Centre has partnered with medtech startup Coviu to allow Australians to access quality mental health services through encrypted, real-time text chat sessi

Above: A screengrab of the AskBob CDSS interface. Credit: PASH

By Dean Koh 05:54 am July 23, 2019
Ping An Smart Healthcare (PASH), a subsidiary of the Ping An Group (Ping An) in China, has introduced AskBob, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based medical decision support tool, to Singapore through collaborations with SingHealth and the National University Health System (NUHS).

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By Dean Koh 01:42 am July 19, 2019
Chinese healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor has reached strategic cooperation with nearly 50 hospitals across China, including the Aviation General Hospital of China Medical University, Sichuan Second Traditional Chinese
By Rebecca McBeth 02:53 am July 17, 2019
Capital and Coast District Health Board (DHB) in New Zealand is piloting the Resident Guide app for onboarding junior doctors.
By Dean Koh 01:51 am July 12, 2019
Thailand’s population is ageing rapidly with almost half of its electorate above 50 years old by 2025. Healthcare costs are rising and it is not tenable in the long-run to keep building hospitals.

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